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This article describes how to optimize virtual machine performance in Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac version 7 and in Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac version 6.1.
To optimize virtual machine performance in Virtual PC for Mac, follow these steps.
Step 1: Optimize the virtual machine settingsTo optimize the settings for a virtual machine, follow these steps:
Step 2: Optimize the Windows settingsNote Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Important These steps may increase your security risk. These steps may also make your computer or your network more vulnerable to attack by malicious users or by malicious software such as viruses. We recommend the process that this article describes to enable programs to operate as they are designed to, or to implement specific program capabilities. Before you make these changes, we recommend that you evaluate the risks that are associated with implementing this process in your particular environment. If you choose to implement this process, take any appropriate additional steps to help protect your system. We recommend that you use this process only if you really require this process.
To optimize the Microsoft Windows settings in a virtual machine, follow these steps:
Article ID: 916755 - Last Review: September 10, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
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